Heart to Heart
For Oprah’s Next Chapter, Rihanna opened up to The Big O about her tumultuous relationship with Chris Brown. “It was embarrassing, it was humiliating,” Rihanna says through tears on the topic of her Grammy-night assault. “I lost my best friend, everything I knew switched, switched in a night, and I couldn’t control that.” So sad!!!! “It became a circus,” she continues. “And I felt protective…As angry as I was, as angry and hurt and betrayed, I just felt like he made that mistake because he needed help, and who’s going to help him?” [Us magazine]
Verdict: Single tear.
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Mary Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy are shacking up y’all! Sarkozy reportedly dropped a staggering $6.25 million dollars on a 146-year old East Village townhouse with a Juliet balcony. Sources told the New York Post that MK likes it “because it’s old.” [Page Six]
Verdict: Insert your own joke here.
Former The Hills star Lauren Conrad released a web video tutorial about how to cut the spines off books and glue them to a box to create a storage item. Then all these book fans freaked out and the clip went viral, and Conrad took the video down. But I don’t feel bad for her at all, you know why? I interviewed her a couple years ago and she was not a very nice girl. [Hollywood Reporter]
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Love and tabloids
Jodie Foster penned a story about how everyone needs to leave her former screen-daughter Kristen Stewart alone, and it was mostly lovely, except for one really weird aside that didn’t make any sense.
“Here’s this image I have of a perfect moment,” Foster writes. “It comes to me as a square format 8mm home movie with ’70s oversaturated reds and blues, no sound, just a scratchy loop … there’s a little white-haired girl twirling in the surf. She’s singing at the top of her lungs, jumping and spinning around in the cold water, all salty, sandy, full of joy and confidence. She’s unconscious of the camera, of course, in her own world. The camera shakes a little. Perhaps her mom’s laughing behind the lens. Could a child be more loved than in this moment?
Cut to: Today … A beautiful young woman strides down the sidewalk alone, head down, hands drawn into fists. She’s walking fast, darting around huge men with black cameras thrusting at her mouth and chest. “Kristen, how do you feel?” “Smile Kris!” “Hey, hey, did you get her?” “I got her. I got her!” The young woman doesn’t cry. F— no. She doesn’t look up. She’s learned. She keeps her head down, her shades on, fists in her pockets. Don’t speak. Don’t look. Don’t cry.”
Wait, what? Who is the little white haired-girl twirling in the surf? What does that have to do with anything? [Daily Beast]
Verdict: Very confused slow clap.
Everyone thinks Katie Holmes is broke because of this blind item on Fashionista:
Which recently-divorced actress/designer with a stylish daughter recently had her credit card declined in New York at a popular national high street retail chain?
Apparently, the actress/designer, who frequents the store, scooped up $900 worth of clothes for her daughter. When the sales clerk handed her credit card back, instead of whipping out another one, she put the items on hold, left, and didn’t come back. This is someone who should easily be able to afford $900 of kids clothes…hmm….
Verdict: It’s totally Katie, right? I love blind items.
RIP Helen Gurly Brown [CBC]
Free Pussy Riot! [National Post]
Congrats Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux [Globe & Mail]
Mila Kunis wants Macaulay Culkin to check into rehab for heroin addiction. But the source is The National Enquirer. But they were right about that whole John Edwards thing, so maybe they’re right about this? [National Enquirer]
OMG Idris Elba you are so handsome and good in every movie/TV show you’ve ever been in but for the love of god never rap again. I have second hand embarrassment. [YouTube]
Mel Gibson is like “I didn’t do anything wrong,” and the world is like “What???!!!???” [Entertainment Weekly]
Mayam Bialik was in a car accident and her finger got severed! Apparently there was blood everywhere. Ouch ouch ouch ouchie ouch. [Daily Mail]
Kristen Stewart will be at TIFF to promote On the Road in her first red carpet appearance since le scandale. [Toronto Star]
Kris Humphries, noted weirdo, subpoena’d Kanye West by putting the legal papers in a Nordstrom box and dropping it off at Kim’s house. [Fashionista]
People are still being mean to Leann Rhimes about being a home-wrecker. But I think everyone needs to cool it because I saw her and Eddie Cibrian at New York Fashion Week and she looked sad and he looked sleazy and that’s not gonna end well. [Daily Mail]